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The 10 Best Mexican Restaurants in Capitol Hill, Seattle

Updated: February 16, 2021

Want to find the top Mexican spots in Capitol Hill? To get you the definitive list of the best Mexican restaurants in Capitol Hill, we assessed the top review and restaurant sites incorporating millions of expert and diner reviews. Scroll down to compare ratings, reviews, prices, and hours with ease and spend less time deciding.

Find the perfect Mexican restaurant

Tacos Chukis

Mexican · $5 avg. main dish
Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Fogón Cocina Mexicana

Mexican
Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Mezcaleria Oaxaca

Mexican · $19 avg. main dish
Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Barrio Mexican Kitchen & Bar

Mexican · $18 avg. main dish
Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

La Cocina Oaxaquena

Mexican
Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Rocket Taco

Mexican · $13 avg. main dish
Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Poquitos

Mexican · $17 avg. main dish
Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

Nacho Borracho

Mexican
Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

Carmelo’s Tacos

Mexican · $8 avg. main dish
Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

El Xolo

Mexican
Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 3.5

Why these restaurants?

Picking the right Mexican restaurant can be tough, especially when you’re exploring new restaurants. We pored over ratings for 4854 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 1095134 restaurant reviews in Seattle and 1116 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what Seattle Magazine, SeattleMet and Infatuation had to say, and applied our Feastfox magic sauce. Don’t bother looking for Seattle Magazine - The Best Mexican Restaurants in Seattle, SeattleMet - 18 Mexican Restaurants to Know and Love and Infatuation - The Best Sit-Down Mexican Restaurantswe’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal no matter what. Feastfox gets no money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Drink pairing tips

  • Take mole to the next level

    When having mole, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Negra Modelo, a popular beer.

Interesting facts

  • A typical drink from Mexico

    Often regarded as one of the most traditional drinks in Mexico, cerveza preparada is a favorite choice across the country, often prepared with beer, lime juice, hot sauce, chili spices.

Parking tips

Parking has always been a challenge in Capitol Hill. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen Mexican spot.

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